Slideshow Where Banks Are Putting Their Campaign Cash

  • October 24 2014, 2:55pm EDT
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The elections on Nov. 4 are expected to be "the most expensive" mid-term race in history, with banks hoping for Republican control of the Senate in the hopes of enacting some regulatory relief. Following are how much the financial services industry has given and who they've given it to.

Commercial bank donations to lawmakers pale in comparison to donations by hedge funds and private equity groups.

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Representatives from the biggest banks collectively gave more than $1 million to campaigns this election cycle.

Surprisingly, Democrat Cory Booker has taken home the most funding from the financial sector this cycle.

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, raised the most money from commercial banks this election cycle.

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The financial industry's contributions have skewed much more Republican since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act.